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February 01, 2013
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"In the News" November 2012 Archive


Kansas Profile – Now That’s Rural - B.J. Finney
11-29-12 - Gardner Edge - Ron Wilson
“The center of it all.” It’s fun being in the middle of things, but in football, playing the position of center doesn’t necessarily mean you are the center of attention.


Guidebook Aims To Improve Hispanic Health In U.S. Through Culturally-Relevant Means

11-28-12 - Huffington Post - Debra Bolton
A new guidebook developed by researchers from Kansas State University is aimed at improving Hispanic health in the U.S. by creating a culturally-relevant resource for nutrition and physical activity.


Stafford County Extension's Acres of Adventure takes to the sky

11-28-12 - St. John News - Amy Collins and Glenn Newdigger
St. John's city square park has been used for many things, but Thursday the central city park served as a rocket launching pad for the final day of Acres of Adventure.


Academics Warn of Aquifer Depletion and Water Value Increase

11-14-12 - Beef Site - Bill Golden
Growing populations, climate change, fixed water supplies and a declining Ollaga aquifer were the issues discussed at the Future of Water Conference last week in Manhattan.


Award for research excellence in work on soybean rust

11-14-12 - Ag Professional - Doug Jardine
The 2012 Experiment Station Section Award of Excellence in Multistate research will go to a team of scientists from agricultural experiment stations at land-grant universities across the country for identifying management strategies for soybean rust, a fungal disease that poses a serious threat to U.S. soybean production.


Kansas Profile – Now That’s Rural - Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade

11-14-12 - Gardner Edge - Ron Wilson
I love a parade. Imagine a big city parade with only horse-drawn vehicles.


Master Gardener applications due
11-14-12 - Dodge City Daily Globe
Monday, Dec. 3rd is the last date applications for the Master Gardener Southwest Area Basic Training.


Johnson County Extension offers resources for holiday meal help

11-13-12 - Gardner Edge - Karen Blakeslee
The Thanksgiving menu — turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans — typically stays pretty much the same.


Ag minute: K-State Agricultural Events Calendar

11-13-12 - Leavenworth Times
K-State Research and Extension is offering the following area and statewide agricultural conferences and field days to all interested persons. For more information about these, as well as more localized events, check with your local K-State Research and Extension office.


Water Conservation, Value among Topics at Governor’s Water Conference

11-12-12 - Kansas Ag Land - Bill Golden
Water. It’s essential to life, yet it is often not treated as the precious commodity that it is.


Water Conservation, Value among Topics at Governor’s Water Conference

11-12-12 - Gardner Edge - Bill Golden
Water. It’s essential to life, yet it is often not treated as the precious commodity that it is.


Winter Weather Awareness Day is Nov. 14

11-9-12 - High Plains Journal - Mary Knapp
As the days shorten and temperatures drop, thoughts turn to winter weather.


Dry soils, poor emergence may require replanting wheat
11-2-12 - Ag Professional - Jim Shroyer
Wheat emergence has been very slow this year in some areas of Kansas because of dry soil conditions, said Jim Shroyer, Kansas State University Research and Extension crop production specialist.


K-State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well-being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K-State campus, Manhattan.

Story by: Elaine Edwards
elainee@ksu.edu
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